Canadian Military Law/
Droit militaire canadien

updated and corrections / mise à jour et corrections: 30 October 2017
By/par © François Lareau, 1998-, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada


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Part I -- Superseded Legislation  (under construction) /
               Législation désuète (en développement) 

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Other sites on military law

-Part I -- Canadian Military Law -- Miscellaneous

Blog

- Somalia Inquiry & Government Reaction
      -  1995-1997: Somalia Inquiry
      - 
Departmental Reaction to Somalia Inquiry
      -  Special Advisory Group on Military Justice and Military Police Investigation Services
          January 1997 to July 1997
     
-  The Special Senate Committee on the Canadian Airborne Regiment in Somalia (April 1997)
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Report to the Prime Minister on the Leadership and Management of the Canadian Forces (March 1997)
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Minister's Monitoring Committee on Change in the Department of National Defence and the Canadian Forces (October 1997 to 1999)
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Bill C-25--An Act to amend the National Defence Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts
        
(Royal Assent, 10 December 1998)
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2003 -- Five Year Review of Bill C-25
       - 2011 -- Second Five Year Review of Bill C-25    
         

Governments Bills 1999-2012 on National Defence Act

- Current Affairs -- Sexual Misconduct

- Court Martial Comprehensive Review 2016-2017

- JAG & DND Web Sites

- Laws, Regulations and Orders

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Superseded Legislation

- Web Sites of Interest


Part II -- Canadian Military Law -- Bibliography
 A-B--C-D--E-G--H-L--M-R--S-Z

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Starting here:


Superseded Legislation  (under construction) /
Législation désuète (en développement)



Militia -- Lower Canada /
Milice  -- Bas Canada





George the Third, King of Great-Britain, France and Ireland, &c. [microform] : an act passed in the second sessions of the Legislature of Lower-Canada in the trirty [sic]-fourth year of His Majesty's reign, to provide for the greater security of this province by regulating the militia thereof, &c. (31st May 1794)
, (1794), available at http://www.archive.org/details/cihm_38211  (accessed on 20 January 2012);






Notice: the undersigned commissioners for executing an act passed in the last session of the Provincial Parliament of Lower Canada, entitled "An Act to grant an annuity to such Militia-men as were wounded"
, (1815) available at (accessed on 30 November 2015);




An Act to amend, and reduce into one Act, the militia Laws of this Province
, passed 6th March 1838, available at http://www.archive.org/details/cihm_46113 (accessed on 19 January 2012);

Rules and articles for the better government of the Militia of the province of Lower-Canada, when embodied for service, Québec : Printed by P. E. Desbarats, Law Printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty, 1812., [2], 149 p., 1 fold. plate; copy at the Toronto Public Library;



Rules and regulations for the formation, exercise & movements of the militia of lower Canada: published by order of His Excellency the Commander in Chief
, Quebec,  1812, available at http://www.archive.org/details/cihm_40474 (accessed on 19 January 2012);
 

Rules and regulations for the formation, exercise & movements of the militia of lower Canada: published by order of His Excellency the Commander in Chief, Quebec: Printed by order of His Excellency the Lieutenant Governor, 1804, available at http://www.archive.org/details/cihm_40266 accessed on 19 January 2012); in French also: Règles et règlemens pour la formation, l'exercice et mouvemens de la milice de Bas-Canada1804, Microform , 1 microfiche (42 images), copy at Toronto Public Library, FILM F CIHM 48138;


Militia -- Upper Canada /
Milice -- Bas Canada

An Act to extend the provisions of an Act passed in the forty-eight year of His Majesty's reign, intituled  "An Act  to explain, amend and reduce to one act of Parliament the several laws now in being for the rasiing and training the militia of this province": passed 6th March  1812, (1812), available at http://www.archive.org/details/cihm_91049 (accessed on 20 January 2012);


An Act to amend, and reduce into one Act, the militia Laws of this Province
, passed 6th March 1838, available at http://books.google.ca/books?id=FGQvAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA24&dq=intitle:militia+intitle:act&hl=en&sa=X&ei=LgQYT5fqEoLs0gGzjMG1Cw&redir_esc=y#v=onepage&q=intitle%3Amilitia%20intitle%3Aact&f=false and http://www.archive.org/details/cihm_46113 (accessed on 19 January 2012);


An Act to repeal, alter and amend the militia laws of this Province, passed 11th May 1839, available at http://www.archive.org/details/cihm_46077 (accessed on 19 January 2012);


Militia -- Province of Canada (1840-1867) /
Milice  -- Province du Canada (1840-1867)

Acte pour abroger certaines lois y mentionnées pour mieux pourvoir à la défense de cette province et pour en régler la milice, Imprimé par Stewart Derbishire & George Desbarats, 1846, 32 p.;

An act to repeal certain laws therein mentioned: to provide for the better defence of this province and to regulate the militia thereof,
Printed by Stewart Derbishire & George Desbarats, 1846, 35 p., available at (accessed on 20 January 2012);





An Act to Regulate the militia of this province , and to repeal the Acts now in Force for that Purpose,
1855, available at http://www.archive.org/details/cihm_47768 (accessed on 19 January 2012);
Bill: acte pour régler la milice de cette province et pour abroger les actes en force à cette fin
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S. Derbishire and G. Desbarats, 1855,  23 p.;




An Act respecting the militia: extracted from the consolidated statutes of Canada, proclaimed and published under the authority of the Act, 22 Vict., chapter 29, 1859 (1860); available at  http://www.archive.org/details/cihm_46581  and http://www.archive.org/details/cihm_46582 (accessed on 20 January 2012);


Militia general order: active force  (1863), available at http://www.archive.org/details/cihm_49178  (accessed on 20 January 2012);




An Act respecting the militia
, 27 Vict., chapter 2 (1863), available at http://www.archive.org/details/cihm_46103 (accessed on 19 January 2012);



An Act respecting the militia
= Acte concernant la milice (1863), available at http://www.archive.org/details/cihm_46583  and http://www.archive.org/details/cihm_46588 (accessed on 19 January 2012);



An Act respecting the Volunteer Militia
, 27 Vict., chapter 3 (1863), available at http://www.archive.org/details/cihm_44244 (accessed on 25 February 2012);




An Act respecting the Volunteer Militia
(1863) =  Acte concernant la milice volontaire (1863), available at http://www.archive.org/details/cihm_46588 (accessed on 25 February 2012);

An Act further amend an Act respecting the militia, 29 Vict., chapter 6 (1865), available at http://www.archive.org/details/cihm_46289 (accessed on 19 January 2012);




An Act to amend an Act respecting the volunteer force
, 28-29 Vict, chapter 12 (1866), available at http://www.archive.org/details/cihm_46114 (accessed on 19 January 2012);


Consolidated statutes respecting the militia: approved by Proclamation of His Excellency The Governor General,  Toronto : S. Derbishire and G. Desbarats, 1859 , CIHM/ICMH  Digital series no. 9_01452; Early  Canadiana on line; available at http://eco.canadiana.ca/view/1?r=0&s=1 (accessed on 16 July 2012);


Militia general order: active force
, Quebec: G. Desbarats and M. Cameron, 1863; available at https://archive.org/details/cihm_49178  (accessed 13 February 2015);


Regulations respecting the volunteer militia, Ottawa, 1866; available at https://archive.org/details/cihm_23376 (accessed 13 February 2015);


Militia for Canada (1867-1950) /
Milice du Canada (1867-1950)


  This is a complex area of Canadian military law.  It helps to read some documents that summarize this topic:

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William Kenney
Some assistance on this arcane subject from Bill Kenney, former JAG Librarian: KENNEY, W. J. (William Joseph),
"History of Defence Legislation in Canada as it Applied to the Army", memorandum 1455-17 (Office of the Judge
Advocate General), 13 June 1979, 5 pages ; copy of this memorandum can be found in research file 79/725 at the
Directorate of History and Heritage (DHH), Ottawa; available at http://www.lareau-legal.ca/Kenney50.pdf (accessed 24 September 2017);



Some assistance  from the former NDHQ/ Directorate of History:
 a 1979 document from NDHQ/DHist (National Defence Headquarters /Directorate of History):
NATIONAL DEFENCE HEADQUARTERS, Directorate of History, "Military Publications -- The Canadian
Army [laws, regulations and orders]", Ottawa, 6 June 1979, 1 p.; since 1996, that NDHQ Directorate of
History is now known as  the Directorate of History and Heritage (DHH); DHH's 's research
facilities are open to the public (certain days and hours) and are located on the 2nd floor of the Colonel
Charles P. Stacey Building, 2429 Holly Lane, Ottawa, Ontario; copy of this 1 p. document is from
research file 79/725 at these research facilities; available online at http://www.lareau-legal.ca/DHist1.pdf (accessed on 28 September 2017);



Army Act 1881, 1881(44 & 45 Vict.) C. 58, United Kingdom Statutes, available at https://www.scribd.com/document/319343930/Army-Act-1881 (accessed 28 September 2017); the long title of the Army Act is An Act to consolidate the Army Discipline and Regulation Act, 1879; and the subsequent Acts amending the same


The Army (Annual) Act, 1913, from the United Kingdom Statutes, available at http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015031059614;view=1up;seq=391 (accessed 15 January 2016);


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An Act respecting the Militia and Defence of the Dominion of Canada
, 31 Vict., Cap. 40, 1868, available at http://books.google.ca/books?id=C0EUAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA63&dq=%22An+Act+respecting+the+Militia+and+Defence+of+the+Dominion+of+Canada
%22&hl=en&sa=X&ei=NskMT4GIBo610QGpwbDVBQ&redir_esc=y#v=onepage&q=%22An%20Act%20respecting%20the%20Militia%20and%20Defence%20of%20the%20Dominion%20of%20Canada%22&f=false
(accessed on 10 January 2012) / Acte concernant la Milice et la Défense de la Puissance du Canada, 31 Vict., Cap. 40, 1868, disponible à http://www.lareau-legal.ca/Milice1868.pdf (vérifié le 11 janvier 2012);




An Act Consolidating and Amending the Several Acts Relating to the Militia and Defence of the Dominion of Canada respecting the Militia and Defence of the Dominion of Canada
, 1883, S.C. 1883, c. 11 (under s. 100, the short title was The Consolidated Militia Act of 1883; see books.google.ca/books?redir_esc=y&id=aGpFAQAAMAAJ&dq=an+act+consolidating+and+amending+the+several+acts+relating+to+the+militia&focus=searchwithinvolume&q=an+act+consolidating+and+amending+the+several+acts+relating+to+the+militia (accessed 21 September 2017); available at https://books.google.ca/books?id=9Jg_AQAAMAAJ&pg=PA461&dq=%22an+act+consolidating+and+amending+the+several+acts+relating+to+the+militia%22+1883&hl=en&sa=X&redir_esc=y#v=onepage&q=%22an%20act%20consolidating%20and%20amending%20the%20several%20acts%20relating%20to%20the%20Militia%22%20&f=false and see at p. 61 (accessed 21 September 2017);

An Act respecting the Militia and Defence of Canada, Revised Statutes of Canada, 1906, chapter 41 (see p. 669 of volume 2), available at http://ia700304.us.archive.org//load_djvu_applet.php?file=19/items/revisedstatutes03canagoog/revisedstatutes03canagoog.djvu (accessed on 11 January 2012);




PDF Militia Act, R.S.C. 1927, c. 132 /  PDF  Loi de milice, S.R.C. 1927, c. 132  (mis en ligne le 29 janvier 2012);


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Army Act (British) in Manual of Military Law (1907), London: H.M.S.O, available at  https://archive.org/details/manualofmilitary00greauoft (accessed on 3 December 2013);

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Canadian Expeditionary Force Study Group - "The Matrix Project" -- Legal Documents


King's regulations and orders for the Militia of Canada (The), 1904, copy at the War Museum Library, call number: REF TECH UB 508 K5 1904; other titles for this publication are: Regulations and orders for the Militia of the Dominion of Canada; Regulations and orders for the active Militia; and Queen's regulations and orders;


King's regulations and orders for Canadian militia 1910, Ottawa : [King's Printer?], 1910, xiii, 378 p., 22 cm; copy at York University, Osgoode Hall Law School, Law Library, call  number: KF 7305 C37 1910); copy at Kingston University; copy at CWM LIBRARY / BIBLIOTHÈQUE DU MCG : REF TECH UB 508 K5 1910;




The King's Regulations and Orders for the Canadian Militia, 1917,  available at http://archive.org/details/KRO1917  (accessed on 11 May 2012); also available at http://www.electriccanadian.com/forces/KRO1917_text.pdf (accessed 15 August 2017); also available at https://archive.org/stream/KRO1917/KRO1917_djvu.txt (accessed 22 September 2017);

This is a very rare book that is fundamental to researchers studying the Canadian Expeditionary Force in the Great War (World War One, WWI). Adapted from the British King's Regulations and Orders, this is the legal document that set the stage for the development of Canadian Militia Units at the start fo the Great War.

This is the first in a series of Great War reference documents to be posted to the Internet Archives as part of the work of the Canadian Expeditionary Force Study Group (http://www.cefresearch.com/phpBB2/). For additional information, please contact Richard Laughton at http://cefresearch.com/matrix/Utilities/contact.htm


The King's regulations and orders for the Canadian Militia
, 1926, Ottawa : [Canadian Army], 1926, 8, 477 p.; copy at Library and Archives Canada; copy at the War Museum Library,
call number: REF TECH UB 508 K5 1926; see https://books.google.ca/books/about/The_King_s_Regulations_and_Orders_for_th.html?id=ibFFuAAACAAJ&redir_esc=y (accessed 22 September 2017);


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The King's regulations and orders for the Canadian  Militia, 1939, Ottawa: [Canadian Army], 1939, 409 p.; notes: Loose-leaf for updating; copy at National Library; McGill University  etc; copy at Canadian War Museum Library, REF TECH UB 508 K5 1939; available at  https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=uc1.$b72623;view=1up;seq=448 (accessed 22 September 2017);


The King’s Regulations and Orders for the Canadian Army 1939 (as authorized by Order in Council PC 2974 dated 29 Nov 1938, with amendments No. 1 dated 1 Apr 1939 to No. 137 dated 10 Jan 1949 inclusive). Ottawa: Edmond Cloutier, King’s Printer and Controller of Stationery, 1947. (N.B. originally entitled King’s Regulations and Orders for the Canadian Militia 1939, until it was renamed pursuant to Amendment No. 88 dated 30 Oct 1946);


Ordonnances et règlements royaux applicables à l'armée canadienne, 1939 : avec les modificatifs au 1er août 1941, Ottawa : E. Cloutier, imprimeur du roi, 1942,  xxx, 423 p.; 24 cm; notes: "Traduit de l'anglais en décembre 1941, sous la direction du chef de l'état-major général".
Comprend un index; copie à la Bibliothèque du Barreau de Montréal (KE 6848 A33 O657 1942)  et à celle de Québec (KE 6800 A31 1942), voir https://biblio.caij.qc.ca/recherche#q=%40sujet%3D%22Military%20law%20--%20Canada%22&first=20&t=biblio&sort=relevancy&m=detailed&bp=results (consulté le 25 septembre 2017);


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Règlements et ordonnances à l'usage de la milice du Canada
(1887), 387 p., disponible à http://www.archive.org/details/rglementsetord00cana (vérifié le 20 décembre 2011); also available at http://images.ourontario.ca/Partners/cbpl/CBPL1041371T.PDF (accessed 30 October 2017); 


Règlements et ordres pour la milice active les écoles d'instruction militaire et la milice de réserve (dans les cas y mentionnés), de la puissance du Canada: adoptés par le
gouverneur en conseil, le 4 mars 1870, et publiés dans la gazette du Canada, le 12 mars 1870, Ottawa : G.E. Desbarats, 1870; disponible à http://archive.org/details/cihm_93380 (vérifié le 20 juin 2012);


For a list of amendments from 1867 to 1914, see Blight, Harris H., The Dominion Law Index  at pp. 304-305;


Regulations and orders for the active militia, the schools of military instruction, and the reserve militia (in the cases therein mentioned), of the Dominion of Canada [microform] : adopted by the Governor
in Council, 4th March, 1870, and published in the official gazette, 12th March, 1870, Ottawa : G.E. Desbarats, 1870; available at http://archive.org/details/cihm_93379 (accessed on 20 June 2012);



Regulations and orders for the militia of the Dominion of Canada, 1879: 3 copies;  1883, 2 copies;  1887, 3 copies , Last received issue 1879:c.3 - [ 26/04/17 ]; copy  at the CWM (Canadian War Museum)  LIBRARY / BIBLIOTHÈQUE DU MCG  (Musée canadien de la guerre):RARE UB 508 R44; for the 1879 edition there is also a copy at the Law Society of Upper Canada, Great Library--See Reference Staff (Riddell Room), KF 7330 C36 1879;

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Regulations and orders for the militia of the Dominion of Canada, 1st September, 1883
, Ottawa : B. Chamberlin, 1883,  [ii], 318 p., forms, 13 cm; CIHM/ICMH  Digital series no. 9_01952;  notes: "Approved by the Governor in Council, 17th December, 1883 and published in the 'Canada Gazette' of 22nd December, 1883";  available at http://eco.canadiana.ca/view/oocihm.9_01952/3?r=0&s=1  in the Early Canadiana Online Collection; (accessed 7 March 2015);


Regulations and orders for the militia of the Dominion of Canada, 1st September, 1887, Ottawa : B. Chamberlin, 1887,  378 p., forms, 14 cm; CIHM/ICMH  Digital series no. 9_01951;



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CANADIAN ARMY, Extracts from Manual of Military Law, 1929: Reprinted for Use in the Canadian Army, 1941 (Reprinted in Canada February, 1941, by the permission of the Controller, His Majesty's Stationery Office) Ottawa: Edmond Cloutier, King's Printer, 1943, 1 v. (various pagings); copy at the Library and Archives Canada; copy at the University of Ottawa, Fauteux  UB 505 .A2 1943;
PDF
- Table of Contents;
- Index;
- pp. i-viii and 1-256;
- pp. 426-606;
- pp. 611-794;
- pp. 908-1068A (Index)
 
FRANÇAIS :
ARMÉE CANADIENNE, Extraits du Manuel de Droit militaire 1929 - Nouveau tirage à l'intention de l'armée canadienne 1941 (nouveau tirage fait au Canada, comportant les modificatifs 1 à 31, en avril 1943, avec l'autorisation du contrôeur du Bureau de papeterie de Sa Majesté), Ottawa: Edmond Cloutier, Imprimeur de la Reine, 1943, pagination multiple; note sur la copie couverture: "Traduit de l'anglais sous la direction du chef d'état-major général Canada"; copie à la Bibliothèque et Archives Canada; copie à l'Univertsité d'Ottawa, UB 505 .A25 1943;
PDF
- Table des matières;
- Index;
- pp. i-viii et 1-256;
- pp. 426-605;
- pp. 611-794;
- pp. 908-1062 (Index);


source: https://archive.org/details/governmentpublications?&and[]=t%20defence

Defence of Canada Regulations (Consolidation) 1940, Ottawa: King's Printer, 1940; available at https://archive.org/details/defenceofcanadar1940cana   (accessed 12 May 2015);

DEPARTMENT OF NATIONAL WAR SERVICES, National war services regulations, 1940 (recruits):  (consolidation 1941), Ottawa : Dept. of National War Services : Edmond Cloutier, Printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty, 1941,  28, 28 p. ; 23 cm.; notes:  "Approved by Order in Council P.C. 1822 of March 18th, 1941"; "Text in English and French; French text on inverted pages"; copy at National Library;
FRANÇAIS :
MINISTÈRE DES SERVICES NATIONAUX DE GUERRE, Règlements de 1940 sur les services nationaux de guerre: (codification de 1941), Ottawa : Ministère des services nationaux de guerre :  Edmond Cloutier, Imprimeur de Sa très excellente majesté le roi, 1941, 28, 28 p.; 23 cm.;  notes: "Approuvés par l'Arrêté-en-Conseil C.P. 1822, en date du 18 mars 1941."; " Textes français et anglais disposés tête-bêche";


Canada Military Service Council, Loi du Service Militaire, 1917; manual pour l'information et la gouverne des tribunaux dans leurs délibérations et revision des demandes d'exemption, 1918, 119 p. 8vo;



Military Service Act 1917
, available at http://www.archive.org/details/MilitaryServiceAct1917canada (accessed on 29 February 2012);


Proclamations and Orders in Council Relating to the War (1939-1845), available at https://archive.org/details/governmentpublications?and[]=subject%3A%22War+and+emergency+legislation%22 (accessed 29 August 2016);

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Department of National Defence  /
Ministère de la Défense nationale

Department of National Defence Act, 1923;

PDF Department of National Defence Act, R.S.C. 1927, c. 136 / PDF Loi du ministère de la Défense nationale, S.R.C. 1927, ch. 136;
 

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Royal Canadian Air Force /
Corps d'aviation royal canadien

Some assistance  from the former NDHQ/Directorate of History:
 A 1979 document: NATIONAL DEFENCE HEADQUARTERS, Directorate of History,
"Military Publications -- The Royal Canadian Air Force [laws, regulations and orders]", 12 June 1979, 1 p.;
since 1996, that NDHQ Directorate of History is now known as  the Directorate of History and Heritage
(DHH) ; this directorate's research facilities are open to the public (certain days and hours) and are
located on the 2nd floor of the Colonel Charles P. Stacey Building, 2429 Holly Lane, Ottawa, Ontario;
copy of this 1 p. document is from research file 79/725 at these research facilities; available online at
http://www.lareau-legal.ca/DHist2.pdf (accessed on 26 September 2017);    


Extracts from the manual of Air Force Law: Canadian consolidation, prepared for use in the Royal Canadian Air force, Ottawa : King’s Printer, 1944, 984 p. in various pagings ;  23 cm..(series; ( Canadian air publication ; no. 3.); copy at Dalhousie Law Library; also copy at Canadian War Museum LIBRARY / BIBLIOTHÈQUE DU MCG : REF TECH UB 507.A53 E9 1944; NOTES: "... referred to as M.A.F.L. (Can.)."--Foreword.  "... consolidation ... under the general direction of  Brigadier R.J. Orde."--Foreword;


Regulations for the Canadian air force and the Air board act : (cap. 10, Geo. V, c.11), August 31, 1920, Ottawa : Government printing bureau, 1920, 196 p., copy at Toronto Public Library, Reference S-MR, 358.9 C12; 

 
 

King's regulations for the Royal Canadian Air Force, 1924, [Ottawa :King's Printer], 1941, 493 p.; notes: "Reprinted 1941 with amendments up to and including A.F.G.O. No. 42/1941.";

Contents
Contents Part I. I. Organization – II. Duties of commanders, inspections and confidential reports – III-V. [Blank] – VI. Officers: Appointments, promotions, rank, command and precedence, tenure, exchange, transfer, secondment, retirement and resignation – VII. Airmen: Enlistment, engagements, service, precedence, promotion, transfer and discharge – VIII. Discipline – IX. Courts Martial – X. Courts of inquiry, committees and boards – XI. Training – XII. General duties and miscellaneous provisions – XIII. Works services and precautions against fire – XIV. Allotment and occupation of quarters – XV. Medical – XVI. Music services – XVII. Messes – XVIII. Service institutes – XIX. Leave of absence and passes – XX. Movements of Air Force baggage and stores – XXI. Dress, clothing, and equipment – XXII. Medals and decorations – XXIII. Ceremonial – XXIV. Office work, correspondence, documents, returns, books and records – XXV. Care and maintenance of aeroplanes and motor transport – Part II. I. Application of regulations – II. Application of Air Force Act and rules of procedure to the Royal Canadian Air Force – Appendices.  (source: IRC catalogue)

PDF  Royal Canadian Air Force Act, S.C., 1940, c. 15 PDF Loi sur le Corps d'aviation royal canadien, S.C. 1940, ch. 15;  (mis en ligne le 23 janvier 2012);

ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE, The Queen's regulations and orders for the Royal Canadian Air Force, Ottawa : Royal Canadian Air Force, [19--]; NOTES: Includes Amendments.  Vol. 1 -- Administration : Vol. II -- Disciplinary : Vol. III -- Financial; copy at the Canadian War Museum, Hartland Molson Library, call number: 1-3 UG 635 C2 A13 1952;


ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE, Air force administrative orders, [Ottawa : Queen's Printer, 1958-1964], 5 v. (various pagings) ; 28 cm., CWM LIBRARY / BIBLIOTHÈQUE DU MCG : REF TECH UG 635 C3 A26 1958-1964, volume 1 to 5;.  

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Royal Canadian Navy (4 May 1910-1 February 1968)

Some assistance  from the former NDHQ/Directorate of History:
 a 1979 document: NATIONAL DEFENCE HEADQUARTERS, Directorate of History,
"Military Publications -- The Royal Canadian Navy [laws, regulations and orders]", 30 May 1979, 2 p.;
since 1996, that NDHQ Directorate of History is now known as  the Directorate of History and Heritage
(DHH) ; this directorate's research facilities are open to the public (certain days and hours) and are
located on the 2nd floor of the Colonel Charles P. Stacey Building, 2429 Holly Lane, Ottawa, Ontario;
copy of this 2 p. document is from research file 79/725 at these research facilities; available online at
 http://www.lareau-legal.ca/DHist3.pdf (accessed on 26 September 2017);


Some excellent intellectual help from Sarty, Roger, "The Naval Service Act", The Canadian Encyclopedia, available at
http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/en/article/naval-service-act/  (accessed 26 September 2017) -- note: includes a "suggested
reading bibliographty

 

The Naval Discipline Act, 1866 and the Acts in amendment thereof passed by the Parliament of the United Kingdom; its application to Canada was repealed by the Naval Service Act, 1944 section 122;


The Naval Discipline (Dominion Naval Forces) Act, 1911 passed by the Parliament of the United Kingdom; its application to Canada was repealed by the Naval Service Act, 1944 section 122;


The Naval Service Act, 1910,

An Act respecting the Naval Service of Canada : Bill 95 // Canada,  An Act respecting the Naval Service of Canada :  Bill 95, At head of title: 2nd Session, 11th Parliament, 9-10,  Edward VII., 1909-10, Stewart Collection,
copy at the Canadian War Museum, Hartland Molson Library/Musée canadien de la guerre, Bibliothèque Hartland Molson, call number: FOLIO VB 370 C36 1910;


The Naval Service Act
, 1927 Revised Statutes of Canada, chapter 139; its application to Canada was repealed by the Naval Service Act, 1944 section 122;


The Naval Service Act, 1944, Statutes of Canada, 1944-45, chapter 23, in force 15 October 1945, see Canada Gazette, vol. 79, p. 4487 / Loi de 1944 sur le service naval, Statuts du Canada, 1944-45, chapitre 23, en vigueur le 15 octobre 1945, voir la Gazette du Canada, vol. 79, p. 4553;

"This Act replaces The Naval Service Act, chapter 139  of the Revised statutes of Canada, 1927, and The Naval
Discipline Act, 1866, of the United Kingdom in so far as the latter applied to Canada."
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ROYAL CANADIAN NAVY,  The King’s Regulations and Admiralty Instructions for the Government of His Majesty’s Naval Service: reprinted for use H.M. Canadian Naval Forces, 2 volumes, Ottawa, 1942;


Note: The King's Regulations and Admiralty Instructions of the United Kingdom;  its application to Canada was repealed by the Naval Service Act, 1944 section 122;


__________Regulations and instructions for the Royal Canadian Navy, reprint 1942 : with corrected complete index and with all amendments up to and including 31 December, 1941 / Dept. of National Defence, Ottawa : E. Cloutier, Printer to the King, 1942, 291 p., 25 cm;


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National Defence Act (since 1950) /
Loi sur la défense canadienne (depuis 1950)


DEPARTMENT OF NATIONAL DEFENCE, The National Defence Act : Explanatory Material, [Ottawa]: National Defence Headquarters, 1950, 322 p., 37 cm; Notes: "NDHQ 1 Nov. 50", I, François Lareau, obtained a pdf copy file of this document on 26 January 2012 under Access to Information Act Request-- DND reply letter file A-2011-01093/Team 4-2, 24 January 2012;  the file also include a table of concordance of the National Defence Act for the years 1950, 1952, 1970 and 1985; explains the sources of the National Defence Act provisions; copy at the JAG Library, Ottawa and also a copy at the Canadian War Museum, Hartland Molson Library, call number UA 600, 325 p.; PDF copy available at http://www.lareau-legal.ca/NDAExpMat.pdf   --THIS IS A BIG FILE -- BE PATIENT! (put on line on 27 January 2012);

PDF National Defence Act , S.C. 1950, c. 43 / Loi sur la défense nationale, S.C. 1950, c. 43;
 

National Defence Act, R.S.C. 1952, c. 184 / Loi sur la défense nationale, S.R.C. 1952, ch. 184;
 

National Defence Act, R.S.C. 1970, c. N-4 / Loi sur la défense nationale, S.R.C. 1970, ch. N-4;  available at / disponible à  http://www.archive.org/details/revisedstatutes197005uoft (accessed on 11 January 2012);


PARLIAMENT, House of Commons Special Committe on National Defence, Bill No. 133 an Act Respecting National Defence, Ottawa: Edmond Cloutier (Printer to the King), 1950, 1 Volume (8 issues), session 1950 available on microfice at University of Ottawa Library, call number: Library Annex CA2 XC2 N14a; 


see also King's regulations and orders for the Canadian Army. (The) Volume 2, 1951, Prepared at Army Headquarters, Ottawa,  available at the Canadian War Museum Library, call number: REF TECH UB 506 C2 K4 1951;


Canadian Army orders, 1958-1963

Canada, Canadian Army, Canadian Army orders, 1958-1963, Ottawa Queen's Printer 1958-1963,  6 volumes: 1. 1958.--v. 2. 1959.--v. 3 1960.--v. 4. 1961.--v. 5. 1962.--v. 6. 1963. (loose-leaf) ; 27 cm.;



Great Britain (pre - 1945)




The King's regulations and Admiralty instructions for the government of His Majesty's Naval Service, London : Printed for His Majesty's Stationery Office by Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1906 -, copy at the War Museum Library, Ottawa: GEN VB 593 G7 A3, see http://catalogue.warmuseum.ca/musvw/FullBB.csp?WebAction=ShowFullBB&EncodedRequest=*80*BBQ*25*3B*B9*B9*22*A6*03*AA*91W*FF*D2*A1&Profile=Profile28&OpacLanguage=eng&NumberToRetrieve=50&StartValue=60&WebPageNr=1&SearchTerm1=GREAT%20BRITAINADMIRALTY%20.1.14262&SearchT1=&Index1=1*subjbibnew&SearchMethod=Find_1&ItemNr=10, accessed on 11 June 2014;

Manual of Air Force Law, 1939; copy at the War Museum Library, Ottawa:REF TECH UG 675 G7 M3 1939; see  http://catalogue.warmuseum.ca/musvw/FullBB.csp?WebAction=ShowFullBB&EncodedRequest=*80*BBQ*25*3B*B9*B9*22*A6*03*AA*91W*FF*D2*A1&Profile=Profile28&OpacLanguage=eng&NumberToRetrieve=50&StartValue=61&WebPageNr=1&SearchTerm1=GREAT%20BRITAINAIR%20MINISTRY%20.1.296704&SearchT1=&Index1=1*subjbibnew&SearchMethod=Find_1&ItemNr=11, accessed on 11 June 2014;


Manual of Military Law, London: HMSO, 1914; Notes: War Office; available at  http://www.slideshare.net/oldcontemptible/manual-of-military-law-1914 (accessed 8 July 2015); also available at http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015031059614;view=1up;seq=9 (accessed 15 January 2016);


Military Law, London: HMSO, 1907; Notes: war office, 5th edition; available at http://www.slideshare.net/oldcontemptible/manualofmilitary00greauoft (accessed 8 July 2015); also available at https://archive.org/details/manualofmilitary00greauoft (accessed 15 January 2016);